MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive122% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 month ago, 2 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190722
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 17:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 670
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$64
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 615 594 264 20 24 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 712
Write 736
Mixed 664
SusWrite 322
137% 609 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 40
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 662
DQ Write 614
DQ Mixed 505
416% 594 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
425GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 195 193 195 195 195 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 143
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 195
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 33
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 28.4
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 24.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 84.1
48% 84.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 27,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $523
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